crossbow crossbow  /ˈkrɔs ˌboʊ/


  • (n) a bow fixed transversely on a wooden stock grooved to direct the arrow (quarrel)


  1. Police found huge caches of illegal arms, ranging from automatic rifles to crossbows, but hundreds of thousands of dollars had disappeared from the colony's safe.
  2. That is, until some crackpot with a crossbow shot the 600-lb.
  3. The women go bare-breasted and the men, who scratch out a living by farming and hunting with crossbows and knives, wear loincloths.


  1. Monte Carlo TV Fest Fugs and Fabs

    Otherwise known as the place that loves CBS soaps more than any other. Plus: Bonus Dallas , man formal shorts, and Katniss Fauxverdeen from Revolution (does she even still use the crossbow or did they get wise and write it out?).
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Go Fug Yourself

  2. De Pere surveys residents on municipal deer hunting season

    The City of De Pere is surveying its residents seeking their views on instituting a bow and crossbow hunt to manage the city’s deer herd.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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